Learn how to use layer blend modes like Multiply, Screen, and Soft Light.
- [Instructor] Layer blend modes are pretty amazing things.…You'll find them in the layers panel.…And the one that you're used to seeing is called normal.…And if I click on the dropdown,…you'll see there's a lot of them.…It's not important to know what all of them do.…But there are three that I think…are very important to understand in order…to work in doing fashion illustrations.…And also in changing fabrics for photos.…The first one we're gonna talk about is called multiply.…I'm on my sketch layer and you can see underneath…I have the layers where I colored in the garments.…
But I can't see it because I've got this layer,…my illustration is on top of it.…If I change the layer blend mode to multiply,…I can see everything that's underneath.…And that's because multiply makes white transparent.…So all the white areas of my sketch now,…I can see through to what's underneath them.…So that's the first mode that's important to know.…The second layer blend mode I wanna share…with you is screen.…And over here, I've got this pattern…
- Using and scaling pattern fills
- Making basic patterns
- Turning scanned swatches into a pattern
- Working with textured fabrics or ditsy prints
- Working with other types of repeats
- Preparing your illustration
- Manipulating pattern fills
- Swapping patterns
- Mocking up photos
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop Retouching: Fashion Editorialwith Timothy Sexton58m 7s Intermediate
Illustrator for Fashion Design: Creating Brusheswith Robin Schneider2h 40m Intermediate
1. Important Tools to Know
2. Pattern Basics
3. Working with Scanned Fabric Swatches
4. Prepping the Illustration
5. Manipulating Pattern Fills
6. Swapping Patterns
7. Mocking Up Photos
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